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Mauno Pekkala

Mauno Pekkala
Prime Minister of Finland
In office
26 March 1946 – 29 July 1948
President Juho Kusti Paasikivi
Preceded by Juho Kusti Paasikivi
Succeeded by Karl-August Fagerholm
Personal details
Born 27 January 1890
Sysmä, Finland
Died 30 June 1952(1952-06-30) (aged 62)
Political party Finnish People's Democratic League

Mauno Pekkala (27 January 1890 Sysmä – 30 June 1952) was a Finnish left-wing politician and Prime Minister from 1946 to 1948.[1] Pekkala was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Finland until he left the party during the Continuation War. After the war, Pekkala joined the Finnish People's Democratic League (SKDL), an alliance of communists, socialists and social democrats. He was candidate in the 1950 presidential election. Pekkala also belonged to the Socialist Unity Party which worked inside the SKDL.


Political offices
Preceded by
Juho Kusti Paasikivi
Prime Minister of Finland
Succeeded by
Karl-August Fagerholm

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